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D. T. Suzuki Museum, Kanazawa
(3.9/5 based on 200+ reviews on the web)
Explore peaceful and thoughtfully designed spaces while becoming acquainted with a world-renowned Buddhist philosopher at D. T. Suzuki Museum. In a modern and minimalist setting conceived by architect Taniguchi Yoshio, explore the work and philosophies of Suzuki, who was instrumental in bringing Eastern ideas into mainstream Western thought. Investigate the three buildings arranged around a tranquil central pond, including the Contemplative Wing, dedicated solely to peaceful reflection. Its four open walls reveal the surrounding pond, while its hard lines and unembellished aspect inspire meditative introspection. Before you head to Kanazawa, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Kanazawa travel itinerary planner, to make sure you see all that Kanazawa has to offer, including D. T. Suzuki Museum.
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  • There is something quite simple compared to Nishida ikuro many unsatisfactory. Oh that is between exits. You can only water to watch for free. You don't necessarily get inside. Then, next to the pine breeze Hotel thank you garden there is a broadcasting company way cannot pass through to the main street, it is inconvenient. Another is now expired, Nishida ikuro many Museum tickets can also let in free. Were numerous in t. d.t. Museum admission and guide, but not here. How many no complaining from t. is questionable. In any case, many t. Hall, d.t. Museum, philosophy and building nothing. Like two 生ki返ttara, I might say, did not have a building.
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  • If you like architecture or are interested in learning more about Zen, this place is for you. The building was designed by Yoshio Tamiguchi, who also designed the MOMA in NYC. Very serene. The exhibit...  more »
  • D. t. Suzuki's book, I want to visit now. Exhibits do that more with resting places in comfortable "thinking". Next time I want to come at night.
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